Frankston and Stony Point lines: Buses replace trains between Monday 1 April and Tuesday 23 April 2019

Added: 3 March 2019

Buses replace trains on the Frankston and Stony Point lines at different times between first train Monday 1 April and last train Tuesday 23 April 2019, due to planned works.

In addition to stopping all stations buses, express buses run between Flinders Street and Caulfield stations.

This may increase your journey time by up to 60 minutes.

Download brochure (PDF) 952kB

Download replacement bus frequency between Frankston and Stony Point: Friday 19 April to Tuesday 23 April (PDF) 2.5MB

Buses also replace trains at different times on the Cranbourne and Pakenham and Sandringham lines.

Buses replace trains Works commence Works finish
Between Mordialloc and Frankston (completed) First train Monday 1 April Last train Wednesday 3 April
Between Frankston and Stony Point (completed) 9.45pm Friday 5 April  Last train Tuesday 23 April
Between Flinders Street/Parliament and Caulfield (completed) 11pm Friday 5 April  1am Saturday 13 April
Between Flinders Street and Moorabbin (completed) 1am Saturday 13 April Last train Sunday 14 April
Between Parliament and Caulfield (completed) First train Monday 15 April Last train Thursday 18 April
Between Flinders Street and Moorabbin (completed) First train Friday 19 April Last train Sunday 21 April
Between Flinders Street and Caulfield First train Monday 22 April Last train Tuesday 23 April

Travelling to and from City Loop stations

For trains between Flinders Street Station and the City Loop:

Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April 

To Southern Cross and City Loop stations

Change at Flinders Street Station and check the monitors for next available train.

From Southern Cross Station

Check Monitors for next available train to Flinders Street Station.

From City Loop stations

Take a train from Platform 3.

Travelling on rail replacement bus services

Passengers with special needs are advised to contact their local train station in advance or ask staff at the replacement bus stops to organise travel.

For the safety and comfort of all passengers, there are restrictions on what you may take with you on buses.

You cannot:

  • Take a conventional bike on a bus or tram (only folding bikes that meet the size criteria).
  • Take an animal on a bus or tram unless it is in a suitable container. Exceptions apply for assistance dogs.
  • Take a surfboard on a tram or a bus.

For further information, see LuggageBikes and Animals.

Replacement Bus Stop Locations

Frankston Line:

Station

From City

To City

Flinders Street

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Arts Centre (St Kilda Road)

Arts Centre (St Kilda Road)

Exit Flinders Street Station and turn right and proceed 400 metres to the replacement bus stop

Exit Flinders Street Station and turn right and proceed 400 metres to the replacement bus stop

Flinders Street

(Night Network 10pm to 7am)

Bus Interchange

Bus Interchange

Flinders Street and Russell Street

Flinders Street and Russell Street

Exit Flinders Street onto Flinders Street. Turn right towards Russell Street and proceed to the designated bus interchange on the corner of Flinders Street and Russell Street.

Exit Flinders Street onto Flinders Street. Turn right towards Russell Street and proceed to the designated bus interchange on the corner of Flinders Street and Russell Street.

Parliament (Stopping all stations)

Weekdays only

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Spring Street

Spring Street

Exit Parliament Station and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located opposite Little Collins Street on Spring Street.

 

Richmond

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Punt Road

Punt Road

Exit Richmond Station onto Swan Street, cross at the pedestrian crossing. Turn right towards Punt Road, and proceed to PTV 246 bus stop.

Exit Richmond Station onto Swan Street. Turn right towards Punt Road, turn right onto Punt Road, cross at Brunton Ave pedestrian lights, and proceed to PTV 246 bus stops.

South Yarra

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Toorak Road

Toorak Road

Exit South Yarra Station on to Toorak Road and turn right. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on Toorak Road, approx. 10m past the tram stop in the Taxi Zone.

Exit South Yarra Station on to Toorak Road and turn right. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on Toorak Road, approx. 10m past the tram stop in the Taxi Zone.

Hawksburn

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Corner of Gordon Street and Williams Road

Williams Road

Exit Hawksburn Station on to Luxton Street, turn left and walk approx. 100m along Luxton Street towards Williams Road. Turn left, proceed approx. 150m to the pedestrian crossing, cross Williams Street and turn right. Proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, near the corner of Gordon Street and Williams Road.

Exit Hawksburn Station on to Luxton Street, turn left and walk approx. 100m along Luxton Street towards Williams Road. Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop on the railway bridge in Williams Road.

Toorak

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Corner of Orrong Road and Malvern Road

Corner of Orrong Road and Malvern Road

Exit Toorak Station on to Beatty Avenue, turn left and walk approx. 100m. Turn left on to Malvern Road, then turn left again on to Orrong Road. Proceed to the bus stop near the corner of Orrong Road and Malvern Road.

Exit Toorak Station on to Beatty Avenue, turn left and walk approx. 100m. Turn left on to Malvern Road, then turn left again on to Orrong Road. Cross Orrong Road at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed to the bus stop near the corner of Orrong Road and Malvern Road.

Armadale

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Kooyong Road

Kooyong Road

Exit Armadale Station on to Cheel Street, turn left and walk approx. 150m to Kooyong Road. Turn left at Kooyong Road and proceed to bus stop on rail bridge, in front of pedestrian crossing.

Exit Armadale Station on to Cheel Street, turn left and walk approx. 150m to Kooyong Road. Cross Kooyong Road with care, turn right and proceed to the bus stop, in front of Cheel Street.

Malvern

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Dandenong Road

Dandenong Road

Exit Malvern Station via the laneway and walk to Dandenong Road. Turn right and proceed approx. 20m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Exit Malvern Station via the laneway and walk to Dandenong Road. Turn left, proceed to the pedestrian crossing, cross Dandenong Road and turn right. Proceed approx. 75m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Caulfield

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Normanby Road

Normanby Road

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road proceed to the bus stop.

Exit Caulfield Station on to Normanby Road proceed to the bus stop.

Glenhuntly

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Grange Road

Grange Road

Exit Glenhuntly Station and turn right on to Glen Huntly Road. Continue approx. 200m down Glen Huntly Road, turn right on to Grange Road and proceed approx. 150m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Exit Glenhuntly Station and turn right on to Glen Huntly Road. Continue approx. 200m down Glen Huntly Road, cross Grange Road and turn right. Proceed approx. 50m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Ormond

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Grange Road

Grange Road

Exit Ormond Station on to North Road. Continue on North Road for approx. 400m to Grange Road. Cross Grange Road at traffic lights and turn left. Continue on Grange Road for approx. 240m (cross Walsh Street with caution) to bus stop.

Exit Ormond Station on to North Road. Continue on North Road for approx. 400m to Grange Road. Turn left in to Grange Road and continues 170m to bus stop.

McKinnon

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Jasper Road

Jasper Road

Exit McKinnon Station and cross McKinnon Road with caution. Turn left and walk approx. 400m to Jasper Road. Cross Jasper Road at traffic lights and turn right. Continue approx. 50m to bus stop.

Exit McKinnon Station on to McKinnon Road and turn left. Walk approx. 400m to Jasper Road. Turn left at Jasper Road and continue approx. 20m to bus stop.

Bentleigh

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Jasper Road

Jasper Road

Exit Bentleigh Station on to Centre Road, and turn left. Walk approx. 450m to Jasper Road, turn right and cross Centre Road at traffic lights and then cross Jasper Road. Turn right Walk approx. 60m to bus stop.

 

Exit Bentleigh Station on to Centre Road, and turn left. Walk approx. 450m to Jasper Road, turn right and cross Centre Road at traffic lights and then proceed ahead for approx. 60m to bus stop.

 

Patterson

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Jasper Road

Jasper Road

Exit Patterson Station on to Patterson Road, turn left and walk approx. 400m to Jasper Road. Cross Jasper Road with care, turn left and proceed approx. 180m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Exit Patterson Station on to Patterson Road, turn left and walk approx. 400m to Jasper Road. Cross Jasper Road with care, turn left and proceed approx. 180m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Moorabbin

 

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Station Street

Station Street

Exit Moorabbin Station on to Station Street, turn right. Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in Station Street carpark.

Exit Moorabbin Station on to Station Street, turn right. Turn left and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop in Station Street carpark.

Highett

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

1127 Nepean Highway

1108 Nepean Highway

Exit Highett Station onto Highett Road, turn left and walk 400m down Highett road to the Nepean Highway. Cross Nepean Highway at the crossing with care. Turn left and proceed until you reach the Metro designated bus stop in the Slip lane outside 1127 Nepean Hwy.

 

Exit Highett Station onto Highett Road, turn left and walk 400m down Highett Road until you reach the Nepean Highway. Turn left and proceed until you reach the Metro designated bus stop outside 1108 Nepean Highway.

 

Southland

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Nepean Highway, outside Village Cinemas

1172 Nepean Highway, outside Cheltenham Veterinary Clinic

Exit Southland Station, turn right and walk towards Bay Road. Turn right at Bay Road and walk approx. 250m until you reach Nepean Highway. Cross the Nepean Highway at the crossing with care, then walk approx. 100m (walking under the bridge) until you reach the Metro designated bus stop outside the Village Cinemas.

Exit Southland Station and walk approx. 100m to Bay Road. Turn right at Bay Road, and continue for approx. 180m until you reach the Nepean Highway. Turn right at the Nepean Highway and walk for approx. 300m until you reach the Metro designated bus stop outside the Cheltenham Veterinary Clinic at 1172 Nepean Highway.

Cheltenham

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Charman Road

Charman Road

Exit Cheltenham Station on to Charman Road, turn right and continue to the pedestrian crossing past the cemetery. Cross the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the bus stop.

Exit Cheltenham Station on to Charman Road, turn right and proceed approx. 50m to the bus stop.

Mentone

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Como Parade West, Mentone Station entrance

Como Parade West

Exit Mentone Station on to Como Parade West, turn left and proceed to bus stop, located in front of station entrance.

 

Exit Mentone Station on to Como Parade West, turn left and continue to the pedestrian crossing. Cross at the pedestrian crossing, turn right and proceed to the bus stop, located near the bus zone.

Parkdale

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Parkers Road

Como Parade East, Parkdale Station entrance

Exit Parkdale Station, cross Como Parade East with care and proceed to the PTV/Metro bus stop.

 

Exit Parkdale Station on to Parkers Road, turn left and turn left again on to Como Parade East. Proceed to the PTV/Metro bus stop, located in front of the station entrance.

Mordialloc

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Albert Street

Albert Street

Exit Mordialloc Station, turn right through the subway and continue to Albert Street. Cross at the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed to the bus stop.

Exit Mordialloc Station, turn right through the subway and continue to Albert Street. Turn left and proceed to the bus stop, located in front of the car park.

Aspendale

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Station Street

Station Street, Aspendale Station Entrance

Exit Aspendale Station, cross Station Street at the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Proceed approx. to the Metro designated bus stop.

Exit Aspendale Station, cross Station Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop.

Edithvale

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Station Street

Station Street

Exit Edithvale Station on to Edithvale Road, turn left and walk to the pedestrian crossing on Station Street. Cross the pedestrian crossing, turn left and proceed approx. 30m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Exit Edithvale Station on to Edithvale Road, turn left and walk to Station Street. Turn left and proceed approx. 50m to the bus stop.

 

Chelsea

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Station Street and Blantyre Avenue

Station Street, Chelsea Station entrance

Exit Chelsea Station on to Chelsea Road, turn right and walk to the pedestrian crossing on Station Street.

Cross the pedestrian crossing, turn right and proceed approx. 100m to the bus stop, located on the corner of Blantyre Avenue.

Exit Chelsea Station on to the Nepean Highway, turn right and walk to the Chelsea Road intersection. Turn right, cross the level crossing with care and walk to Station Street. Turn right and proceed to the bus stop, located in front of the station entrance.

Bonbeach

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Station Street

Station Street, Bonbeach Station entrance

Exit Bonbeach Station on to Station Street and continue to the pedestrian crossing. Cross the pedestrian crossing, turn right and proceed approx. 75m to the Metro designated bus stop.

Exit Bonbeach Station on to the Nepean Highway, turn left and walk to Bondi Road. Turn left, cross the level crossing with care and walk to Station Street. Turn left and proceed approx. 100m to Metro designated bus stop.

Carrum

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bus stop

Station Street

McLeod Road

Exit Carrum Station on to Station Street. Cross Station Street and proceed to McLeod Road intersection. Cross McLeod Road intersection with caution and proceed to bus stop, located in front of Aldi on Station Street.

Exit Carrum Station on to Station Street. Cross Station Street and proceed to McLeod Road intersection. Cross McLeod Road at intersection with caution and turn left.Proceed to bus stop, located in front of Carrum Uniting Church on McLeod Road.

Seaford

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Railway Parade and McCrae Street

Railway Parade

Exit Seaford Station on to Railway Parade and cross Railway Parade with care. Turn right and proceed approx. 75m to the bus stop, located on the corner of McCrae Street.

 

Exit Seaford Station on to Station Street, turn right and cross the level crossing with care. Turn right on to Railway Parade and proceed approx. 30m to the bus stop, located in front of the station entrance.

Kananook

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Wells Road

Wells Road

Exit Kananook Station via the ramp on to Wells Road and proceed to the PTV/Metro bus stop.

 

Exit Kananook Station via ramp on to Wells Road and walk to the pedestrian crossing. Cross the road, turn right and proceed to the PTV/Metro bus stop, located in the bus zone.

Frankston

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Fletcher Road car park, Frankston Station

Fletcher Road car park, Frankston Station

Exit Frankston Station via the subway on to Fletcher Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located in car park at Frankston Station.

 

Exit Frankston Station via the subway on to Fletcher Street and proceed to the Metro designated bus stop, located in car park at Frankston Station.

Stony Point:

Leawarra

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Bloom Street

Bloom Street

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station in Bloom Street.

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station in Bloom Street.

Baxter

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Baxter-Tooradin Road

Baxter-Tooradin Road

At the Regular bus stop in Baxter-Tooradin Road (opposite the fire brigade).

At the Regular bus stop in Baxter-Tooradin Road (opposite the fire brigade).

Somerville

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Frankston-Flinders Road

Frankston-Flinders Road

At the Regular bus stop opposite the station entrance in Frankston-Flinders Road.

At the Regular bus stop outside the station entrance in Frankston-Flinders Road.

Tyabb

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Mornington-Tyabb and Frankston-Flinders Road

Frankston-Flinders Road

At the Regular bus stop Mornington-Tyabb and Frankston-Flinders Road.

At the Regular bus stop outside the Tyabb Central Reserve in Frankston-Flinders Road.

Hastings

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

High Street

High Street

At the Regular bus stop in High Street

At the Regular bus stop in High Street

Bittern

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Frankston-Flinders Road

Frankston-Flinders Road

At the Regular bus stop near South Beach Road and Frankston-Flinders Road intersection.

At the Regular bus stop opposite the station in Frankston-Flinders Road.

Morradoo

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Disney Street

Disney Street

At the Regular bus stop near the level crossing in Disney Street.

At the Regular bus stop near the level crossing in Disney Street.

Crib Point

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Metro Designated Bus Stop

Stony Point Road

Stony Point Road

At the Metro designated bus stop opposite the station in Stony Point Road.

At the Metro designated bus stop outside the station entrance in Stony Point Road.

Stony Point

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Stony Point Road

Stony Point Road

At the Metro designated bus stop outside the local milk bar.

At the Metro designated bus stop outside the local milk bar.

Past Disruptions

Saturday 6 April to Sunday 7 April

To Southern Cross and City Loop stations

Change at Flinders Street Station and check the monitors for next available train.

From City Loop stations

Take train from Platform 1 and change at Flinders Street or Parliament Station to a replacement bus.

From City Loop stations

Take train from Platform 3 and change at Flinders Street Station to a replacement bus.

Saturday 13 April to Sunday 14 April 

To Southern Cross and City Loop stations

Change at Flinders Street Station and check the monitors for next available train.

From Southern Cross Station

Check Monitors for next available train to Flinders Street Station.

From City Loop stations

Take a train from Platform 3.

Download bus frequency timetable: Monday 1 April to Wednesday 3 April (PDF) 257kB

Download replacement bus frequency between Flinders Street and Caulfield: 11pm Friday 5 April to last train Sunday 7 April (PDF) 257kB

Download replacement bus frequency between Frankston and Stony Point: 9.45pm Friday 5 April to last train Thursday 18 April (PDF) 256kB

Download replacement bus frequency between Parliament and Caulfield: Monday 8 April to Friday 12 April and Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April (PDF) 256kB 

Download replacement bus frequency between Flinders Street and Moorabbin: Friday 19 April to Sunday 21 April (PDF) 2.5MB

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Updated 06:34pm, 22nd April